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Ovalastrea cretacea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Taxonomy
Favia cretacea was named by Morycowa and Marcopoulou-Diacantoni (2002). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Agrostylia, Parnassos, which is in an Albian open shallow subtidal limestone in Greece.

It was recombined as Ovalastrea cretacea by Baron-Szabo (2009).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Favia cretacea Morycowa and Marcopoulou-Diacantoni
2009Ovalastrea cretacea Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusOvalastread'Orbigny 1849
speciescretacea()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available